Do you want to play college Sports?

If you are here, then you are at least thinking about playing college sports. Awesome! Now, let’s get down to business., you already understand the life-long benefits of playing sports. College sports has the added benefit of helping you to finance your academics. This enables you to learn, compete and succeed in life. Not to mention that college athletes are some of the most sought after resources by employers!


The first step you have to make is to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. You can do that here. The reason why you register is to learn more about the collegiate process, especially if you are interested in playing at the Division I or Division II levels of the NCAA or the . There are a lot of academic requirements and amateurism standards that have to be met and the best way to keep on track with everything is to use the NCAA Eligibility Center.


Currently, Division I schools enroll the most students, manage that largest athletics budgets and provide the most athletic scholarships. Division II schools take a more balanced approach with regard to academics and athletics; they also provide more time for community engagment. Division III schools are on the other end of the spectrum with their lean toward academics while still providing an athletic outlet for those interested in participating in collegiate sports. Division III schools do not offer athletic scholarships as per NCAA rules.


The NAIA consists of 300 schools and 13 sports. The NAIA is a smaller association than the NCAA, with just over 60,000 students. It includes two divisions (Division I and II). Division I in the NAIA is comparable to Division II in the NCAA. To register with the NAIA you have to go to Over 90% of schools in the NAIA offer scholarships, and NAIA athletes receive an average of $7,000 of financial aid. However, it is impossible to say how many athletes receive scholarships because the NAIA does not have a central database like the NCAA.